Steve on the "Shrine was enshrouded by curtains"
Feb 05, 2003 05:44 AM
by Daniel H. Caldwell " <email@example.com>
Steve, you wrote:
"The Shrine was enshrouded by curtains which hung from the ceiling
and completely obscured it from view. Only one person was allowed
inside at a time and there was no way for chelas to know what was
going on in there. So you would not have to be Blackstone to take a
cup and saucer in, close the curtain, deftly put the objects in the
Shrine, and then pretend to be astonished when they were discovered
there later. I am not saying this is what happened. It may have been
a miracle for all I know, but the merest tyro in conjuring could
produce all the Shrine phenomena with no hole in the wall and with no
sliding panels, etc."
Steve, if I understand what you write above, you contend that there
was a curtain which "completely obscured" the shrine from view. You
write that only one person was allowed at a time INSIDE THE CURTAIN.
Can you cite primary sources that show that this was in fact the case?
Daniel H. Caldwell
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